no-eyewitness rule

noun
no-eye·​wit·​ness rule

Legal Definition of no-eyewitness rule

: a rule in tort law: in the absence of testimony by eyewitnesses a jury may assume that a person has exercised reasonable care to preserve his or her own safety used especially in Iowa

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“No-eyewitness rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/no-eyewitness%20rule. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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